Thu, 30 Jun 2016 18:04:49 GMT
Stung by a betrayal, former London mayor Boris Johnson ends bid to lead Britain
LONDON — It was a scene lifted from the scripts of Shakespeare — or perhaps a binge-watching session of “House of Cards.” When Thursday morning broke, Boris Johnson, the transparently ambitious former mayor of London, was preparing to give the ...
Conservative leadership: A real-life House of Cards?
Europe|Luck Runs Out for a Leader of Brexit Campaign
Former London Mayor Boris Johnson Says He Isn't Seeking to Replace British Prime Minister David Cameron
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 19:52:29 GMT
Pentagon ends transgender ban
Washington (CNN) The Pentagon said Thursday it was ending the ban on transgender people being able to serve openly in the U.S. military. The announcement -- which removes one of the last barriers to military service by any individual -- was made by ...
The Pentagon's ban on transgender service just fell — but the details are complicated
Transgender Troops Protected at Last
Pentagon to allow transgender people to serve openly in military
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 19:53:53 GMT
Israeli-American girl, 13, fatally stabbed in West Bank home, authorities say
Jerusalem (CNN) A 13-year-old Israeli-American girl was stabbed to death in her bedroom Thursday morning in the West Bank settlement of Kiryat Arba, a spokesman for the Israel Defense Forces said. Hallel Yaffa Ariel was sleeping when a Palestinian ...
Jewish girl, 13, stabbed to death in West Bank bedroom was US citizen
Palestinian kills Israeli girl, 13, sleeping in her bedroom
Israeli-American girl, 13, knifed to death in her bed
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 23:38:42 GMT
Donald Trump starts a trade war — with the Republican Party
The unusual battle between Donald Trump and much of the Republican establishment on international trade is rapidly escalating, as the presumptive GOP nominee rails against business groups and members of his own party while defenders of sweeping ...
Donald Trump begins to right ship as time runs short on #NeverTrump crowd
Can Trump Even Count on a Convention Polling Bounce?
Trump's Pennsylvania campaign is missing in action
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 02:15:00 GMT
New York Times
Business Day|Self-Driving Tesla Was Involved in Fatal Crash, US Says
New York Times
A Tesla Model S, with its self-driving mode enabled. In a statement, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said it had sent an investigative team to examine the vehicle and the crash site in Williston, Fla. Credit Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg ...
Fatal crash of Tesla Model S in autopilot mode leads to investigation by federal officials
Tesla driver killed in crash while using car's 'Autopilot'
NHTSA probes Tesla self-driving cars after fatal crash
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:02:43 GMT
"Serial" subject Adnan Syed gets new trial
Last Updated Jun 30, 2016 10:14 PM EDT. BALTIMORE - The conviction of a Maryland man in the 1999 murder of his ex-girlfriend has been vacated, and he has been granted a new trial, a Baltimore City Circuit Court judge ruled Thursday. Adnan Syed, who ...
Adnan Syed Has Been Granted A New Trial
Adnan Syed, of 'Serial' Podcast, Gets a Retrial in Murder Case
Adnan Syed, Subject Of 'Serial' Podcast, Will Get A New Trial
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 23:19:56 GMT
The New Yorker
Boris Johnson and the Crisis of British Leadership
The New Yorker
David Cameron and Jeremy Corbyn in May. Cameron has said he'll step down as Prime Minister, while a huge majority of Labour M.P.s voted to pass a motion of no-confidence in Corbyn. Credit Photograph by Stefan Wermuth / WPA Pool / Getty. Having ...
Labour's John McDonnell to give response to Brexit vote
REFILE-UK opposition leader Corbyn has slim support of party members -poll
A Remark on Israel by Jeremy Corbyn Incites Outrage in Britain and Abroad
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:30:17 GMT
How Ryan wrangled Republicans for a much-needed win on Puerto Rico
A few days before the House voted on a bipartisan deal to rescue Puerto Rico from its debt crisis, Speaker Paul Ryan caught wind of a problem. Across the Capitol Rotunda, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid was quietly making a push with fellow ...
House to vote on gun legislation
House GOP to Move on Measures to Block Terrorists From Buying Guns
House to vote on gun bill next week